Protect Against Ghost Hackers with a Digital Estate Plan

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In the digital age, even death doesn’t guarantee peace from cyber threats. The rise of ghost hackers presents a new online reality where the deceased become targets for exploitation. These hackers infiltrate the digital lives of the departed, pillaging assets, scamming and pretending to be the recently departed. 

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Ghost Hackers

According to Tech writer Kim Komando, ghost hackers are stealing from the dead. And you need a digital estate plan to protect your assets.

Ghost hackers scan obituaries and death notices, seeking vulnerable targets to exploit. Armed with methods ranging from password hacking to exploiting leaked credentials, these bad actors gain access to sensitive accounts, including banking and retirement funds.